On Saturday, 6-foot-2, 260-pound defensive end Michael Sam, made history as the first openly-gay player drafted into the NFL.
Sam was selected by the St. Louis Rams with the 34th pick in the final round of the NFL draft.
Watch the moment below:
He shared a few intimate moments on twitter shortly after he was drafted into the NFL:
Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, released a short statement immediately following the news: